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Economic Forecast for Pharma: Winter Weather Advisory Ahead

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Pharma has weathered its share of economic downturns, but the data shows that the industry could be in for a tough winter. Prolonged cutbacks by consumers failing to refill prescriptions in tough economic times could become yet another obstacle for drug manufacturers already facing plenty of challenges in the coming year in the form of patent expirations, lackluster pipelines and stricter regulatory oversight.

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